Leucania linearis T.P. Lucas, 1892
HADENINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are pale brown, each with a series of incomplete forked black-edged white lines The hindwings are white shading to brown at the margins. The wingspans are about 3-4 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    On 34 new species of Australian Lepidoptera, with additional localities,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 8 (1892), p. 85.


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    (written 19 October 2014)